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and local level. that reminded me what an important role the states have here, too, and, in fact, california has just started a new cap and trade program four days ago. they had their first action for greenhouse gas credits. they would be the eighth largest economy in the world. they're the largest state economy, so when they act it has a big impact actually. >> not quite as optimistic as you -- >> i didn't persuade you? >> t >> not yet. there is a new mood on the hill. consumerism is a major problem. the developed nations in the north of the globe use so much more than the nations, the poorer nations on the south side of the globe. it's not just the things that we buy that we tell each other to buy that are designed and advertising and thank you madison avenue make us want to buy, but it's the waste from manufacturing. we use so much more metal and energy and paper and water than the people in the south. we talked about recycling. we're better at recycling than a few decades ago, but people in poorer countries reuse the things we throw aaway after one or two uses. they reuse them over and o
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